HC Deb 24 July 1997 vol 298 c717W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many and what percentage of employees in her private office are(a) of Asian origin and (b) of Afro-Caribbean origin. [9574]

Clare Short

In my private office, one member of staff is of Asian origin—representing 10 per cent.—the staff and one is of Afro-Caribbean origin—10 per cent.